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By Des Doyle We’ve compiled a list of the women who are at the forefront of Ireland’s culinary scene.   Aoife Barker Head Chef at L’ Gueuleton All rights reserved L’Gueuleton on Fade Street has been serving up classic French bistro food since opening its doors in October 2004. Head Chef Aoife Barker has long been amazing...

By Mark Keane and Manon Gustave Pedro Ferraz, the Head Chef of Wigwam on Abbey Street, sat down with MenuPages to discuss setting up a restaurant in Twisted Pepper’s former home, South American style, and why we should all be eating delicious chicken hearts!   Wigwam has been open for a few months now, how have you...

By Mark Keane Sammy the seal loves seafood and is willing to put up a fight to eat at his favourite seafood restaurant. We’ve come up with a list of the Top 10 Seafood Restaurants in Ireland where you can get your fish fix. Just watch out for Sammy!   Klaw All rights reserved Klaw, the love child of Rock Lobster, is...

By Mark Keane If you’re one of the few people who hasn’t seen Star Wars – The Force Awakens, you missed out on the beautiful Skellig Michael being filmed in all its cinematic glory. It was the perfect closing shot, leaving viewers with goosebumps. It also had the effect of shining a lightsabre onto one of Ireland’s...

By Mark Keane Georgina O’Neill has always had a variety of pets in her life from a very young age. She loves animals, but has always found herself drawn to cats, finding them full of character. If asked, she would no doubt say a cat is her spirit animal, that’s how deep her affinity and affection for them goes. They...

 By James Albert We’ve come to the end of February ?, the finest of food months. We threw off the shackles of rice-cake diets and expressed our true affinity for good grub. We gorged on pancakes and guzzled bubbly as is the annual tradition of Pancake Day and Valentine’s. It is the month we became gooey eyed over the...

By Mark Keane The Oscars return this Sunday but sadly it’s another year mired in controversy as black actors are once again snubbed for nominations. If you’re going to join the likes of Spike Lee, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith by snubbing the event, then you won’t see host Chris Rock lambasting The Academy and its...

By Mark Keane Shane Bonner, founder of Newmarket Kitchen, met with us recently to discuss his one stop shop for food businesses, and how to turn your innovative food idea into a successful business.    Why did you think Newmarket Kitchen could work, was there a particular moment or experience that made you realise...

By Mark Keane Acclaimed singer/songwriter Hozier has joined forces with 2 time Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan to shine a light on the issue of domestic violence. Saoirse, star of films such as Atonement and Brooklyn, portrays a woman dealing with a physically abusive relationship in the video for “Cherry Wine”. While...

 By James Albert If you have been paying attention to your Calendar you might have noticed there were two significant food-centric holidays of note last week. Firstly the annual gluttonous highlight of Pancake Tuesday; in which you are allowed to eat as many “practice” pancakes as you like, before you quit on a perfect...